Tom Vichich will forever be remembered as the coach who led Shadyside to the 1976 state track and field championshi....
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Seth, I enjoyed your tribute to Coach Vichich. He was a great coach and person. He coached me as a JV basketball player and I served as a track manager under him. In addition to basketball, I also played football with Tommy, his son, for 4 years. As a result of my friendship with Tommy, I got to know Coach Vichich outside of our coach to player relationship. He is one of the best mentors I can imagine and a wonderful family man. I shed a few tears for him this week, but more importantly I remembered him fondly and thankfully. I am a better man for having known him. Kevin Girts SHS Class of 1976
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Always a class act. He will be missed.
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